Would you like to improve your strength, flexibility and balance? University of Missouri Extension’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy strength training program does all this and more! Participants say they enjoy Stay Strong, Stay Healthy classes because of the individualized instruction and relaxed environment. After a completing the program, they feel stronger, have more energy and are more flexible. Many also say they sleep better and have less pain in their joints. The program is designed for adults age 50 and up, although younger individuals also benefit from the exercises and may register. Each session includes a warm-up activity, 8 strengthening exercises that target major muscle groups, and cool down stretches. The exercises do not require getting down on the floor. All are done while sitting on or standing behind a chair. There is no need for special clothing or equipment. Hand and ankle weights are provided for use in classes.
The 8-week program will meet twice weekly (Mondays/Wednesdays) at the Eldon Community Center, 10-11 a.m., beginning Wednesday, Sept. 6. There is no charge thanks to a grant from the Miller County Health Center.
For additional information or to register, contact University of Missouri Extension in Miller County at 573-369-2394. Registration is required by Aug. 30.
Contact: Lynda Zimmerman, MS, RD, LD Nutrition & Health Education Specialist E-mail: [email protected]
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